North New Portland Fair, ca. 1908

Contributed by Stanley Museum

Description

A crowd of fairgoers, horses and buggies, hawkers, and concessionaires pack the fairgrounds of the North New Portland Fair, circa 1908.

This early scene of a small country fair in Maine was captured by the noted early woman photographer, Chansonetta Stanley Emmons (1858-1937) of Kingfield.

Her monogram "CSE" is scratched on the surface of the lower left hand corner of the print.

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  • Title: North New Portland Fair, ca. 1908
  • Creator: Chansonetta Stanley Emmons
  • Creation Date: circa 1908
  • Subject Date: circa 1908
  • Location: North New Portland, Somerset County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 11.5 cm x 16 cm
  • Local Code: 1990-PH01-0298
  • Object Type: Image

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Stanley Museum
street: 40 School Street, mailing: PO BOX 77, Kingfield, ME 04947
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